Best Practices for User Passwords

header helpIf you need for website visitors to create a password, there are ways to make it easier for them to do that successfully. These recommendations are backed by research done by Nielsen Norman Group.

Coming up with compliant and memorable passwords is challenging, and it is completely frustrating when the requirements for a password are not clear. Help you users avoid frustration (and eliminate the phone calls and emails asking for help) by:

  • Make the  password requirements visible upfront
  • Allow users to unmask the password
  • Show a strength meter

[Related: How Does Your Password Measure Up?]